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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMTR 010357 CCA
CWFMTR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS AND OUT 60 NM INCLUDING THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY

PZZ500-011615-
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

A FRONTAL SYSTEM HAS MOVED THROUGH THE AREA. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
BEHIND THE SYSTEM WILL BRING SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. NW WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BEHIND THE TROUGH.
SEAS OF UP TO 10 FEET WILL DEVELOP CREATING SOME HAZARDOUS SEAS
FOR THE START OF CRAB SEASON.



PZZ570-011615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT.

TUE
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT...DECREASING TO 7 TO 8 FT.

WED
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ571-011615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. 



PZZ575-011615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

SAT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

WED
NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. 



PZZ576-011615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SAT
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT
12 SECONDS.

SUN
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

MON
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

WED
E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. 



PZZ540-011615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

MON
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

WED
S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ545-011615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

SAT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

WED
SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. 

..SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST
..

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.6 KNOTS AT 10:08 PM
FRIDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 11:59 AM SATURDAY.



PZZ560-011615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SAT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

MON
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

WED
S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.



PZZ565-011615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6
TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.

SUN
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

MON
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

WED
SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. 



PZZ530-011615-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT.

MON
N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW.

TUE
W WINDS 5 KT.

WED
SE WINDS 5 KT. 



PZZ531-011615-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

SAT
SW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
NW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

MON
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 KT.

WED
SW WINDS 5 KT. 



PZZ535-011615-
MONTEREY BAY-
857 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

SUN
N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

MON
E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES LESS
THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT...SHIFTING TO
THE NW. SWELL LESS THAN 2 FT.

TUE
N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

WED
NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. 



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